Kamehameha Day preparations, 1919.

COMMISSION WILL  MEET TODAY TO PLAN CENTENARY

Definite Steps To Arrange Kamehameha Day Program Are Expected To Be Taken

Plans for the most elaborate Hawaiian celebration of Kamehameha Day, June 11, will be launched this morning at 9 o’clock at a meeting of the Kamehameha Centenary Commission, recently appointed by Governor McCarthy, to be held in the office of the Henry Waterhouse Trust Company. Continue reading

This sounds like it was the place to be! 1955.

K. Shimogaki

HAWAIIAN CRAFTSMANSHIP—Participating in the YWCA’s Hawaiian afternoon next Saturday will be from left, Mrs. Amelia Guerrero, Mrs. Anne Teves, Mrs. Harriet Burrows and Mrs. Eugenia Logan. The annual event will be held at the Ala Wai club house for the benefit of the World Fellowship committee.

‘YW’ Hawaiian Afternoon Slated For Next Saturday

Hawaiian craft demonstrations and entertainment will be featured at the Young Women’s Christian association’s annual event, A Hawaiian Afternoon, next Saturday. Sponsored for the benefit of the World Fellowship committee, it will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Ala Wai club house. Continue reading

Aloha Spring Festival, 1930.

A Hawaiian village rises at Waialae golf club grounds, and “Royal Hula Group” is ready for Pageant of Old Hawaii. This group is part of the nearly 200 participants in the pageant to be given next Friday night at 8:30 as part of the Aloha Spring Festival. Mrs. Mary K. Heanu has been training the 16 hula dancers and eight gourd beaters for weeks. The Hawaiian village has been built particularly for this pageant, under the supervision of Earl Schenck, director of the production. The pageant is under the auspices of the Daughters and Sons of Hawaiian Warriors.—Photo by Parrish.

(Star-Bulletin, 4/9/1930, p. 4)

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Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XXXVII, Number 11909, Page 4. April 9, 1930.

Famous safe bought at auction, 1897.

PORTUGUESE BUY A RELIC

STORY OF AN OLD BURGLARY REVIVED.

Safe That Was Once Robbed of $800 in Gold Coin—At Custom House Sale Yesterday—Society Pick Up a Curio.

The Portuguese Mutual Benefit Society of Honolulu had carried to its meeting hall today a large iron safe which has a romance connected with it that is very interesting indeed. The safe was purchased by the President of the society at an auction sale at Morgan’s for the small sum of $35. There was no demand for the safe and the auctioneer congratulate himself upon securing the sum he did. Continue reading

More on the Lunalilo Circle performance of Laieikawai, 1923.

LUNALILO CIRCLE STAGES FINE SHOW AT NEW PRINCESS

‘In the Forest of Hawaii’ Is Excellent Production; To Be Repeated Tonight

The first performance of “In the Forest of Hawaii” was presented by the members of Lunalilo Circle No.279 before an enthusiastic crowd at the New Princess theater last night. Continue reading